Broad Street above Race Street, 1878

Philadelphia, Pa.

At the left a man wearing an apron and hat stands in the doorway of #234. There is no indication of the business conducted in that building. Next, to the right, #236, is "J. Mitchell Dealer in Flour, Forwarding & Commission House." The bay doors are open revealing numerous barrels. Continuing to the right is #238, "John Kilpatrick, Flour & Grain Carter." This is in the same one-storey building as #240, "Joseph Beitler, Best Qualities of Coal." An alley separates #242 which holds "D. S. Osborne & Co. Manufactory of Reapers & Mowers." There is also a sign on that building for "E. J. Leeds, Flour and Grain Carters." There is a pile of coal in front of #240. A man stands in front of #238. A child runs along in front of him carrying a package. A fire hydrant(?) is at the curb.


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updated by BMC July 18, 2000